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28 April 2021 - 30 April 2021
Online, Moldova, Republic Of
Moldova Trade Forum

                                                  Day 1 - 28 April


10.00-10.15

Welcome and opening words

Anna Lyberg, Ambassador of Sweden to the Republic of Moldova

Dima Al-Khatib, Resident Representative UNDP Moldova

Session 1:The impact of the coronavirus pandemics on trade: the solutions for resilience and recovery

10.15-10.45  

Business internationalization in the context of the new normal - solutions for the Moldovan entrepreneurs

Special Guest Speker: Kjell Anders Nordström, Swedish economist, writer, professional public speakers in the field of strategic management

10.45-11.00      

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Trade and Development: Transitioning to a New Normal and the recommendations for the developing countries

Poul Hansen, Chief of UNCTAD Trade Facilitation Section

11:00-11.20

Promotion platforms aimed to increase export and investment attraction capacities

Rodica Verbeniuc, General Director of Invest Moldova Agency

11.20-11.40

DCFTA opportunities in the context of the pandemic crisis: how can DCFTA cushion shocks and strengthen resilience

Vadim Gumene, programme manager, Expert-Grup Independent Analytical Centre 

11.40-12.00

The role of e-commerce and digital economy in the post-pandemic context

Kathryn Lundquist, Economic Affairs Officer, WTO

12.00-12.30

Export Support Promotion Programmes 

Natalia Iachimov, UNDP Officer, AdTrade Project

Eva Lacinova, UNDP Innovation Specialist Challenge Funds

Maria V. Sokolova, PhD, Trade and Market Intelligence section of International Trade Centre

Session 2:The trends in retail market in the pandemic context

12.30-13.00   

Management, leadership, and the future of businesses and global trends for retail business in 2021

Special Guest Speaker: Bernard Marr, world-renowned futurist, influencer, and thought leader in the field of business and technology

13.00-13.15 

CCI's services to facilitate exports

Sergiu Harea, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova

13.15-13.45      

The terms and conditions to access European retail chains

Estela Iancu, Serpico Trading, Romania

Dmitrij Filenberg, Monolith Gruppe, Germany

13.45-14.00   

Q&A session. Information on the next 2 days B2B sessions

    

                                                        Day 2,3 - 29-30 April


Business-to-Business Matchmaking

A matchmaking event is a quick and easy way to meet potential cooperation partners. In the course the next 2 days after the Forum, each company will have the opportunity to meet with potential business partners through pre-arranged meetings, based on a preliminary identification of business complementarities. The companies will be able to consult the profile of other companies and request appointments in advance with those they would like to meet Companies can also request additional appointments to be organized on the spot, during the B2B event.

Registration

Closed since 26 April 2021

Location

Online, Moldova, Republic Of

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Meetings

Participants 485
Meetings 186

Participants

Albania 1
Belarus 32
Brazil 2
Bulgaria 4
Canada 1
Colombia 1
Croatia 19
Cyprus 1
Estonia 1
Finland 2
France 7
Georgia 2
Germany 2
Greece 4
Hungary 2
Iran, Islamic Republic Of 1
Israel 1
Italy 4
Latvia 1
Lithuania 8
North Macedonia 1
Moldova, Republic Of 233
Montenegro 2
Morocco 10
Netherlands 1
Poland 4
Portugal 6
Romania 34
Russia 1
Serbia 5
Slovakia 3
Slovenia 7
Switzerland 2
Turkey 80
Ukraine 12
United Arab Emirates 1
United Kingdom 1
United States 5
Total 504

Participants

Importer (buyer, distribution, retailer) 51
Exporter (SME, large producer, Association of Producers) 222
Authority/Government 37
International Organization 23
Media/Academia/NGO 36
Other 135
Total 504

Profile views

Before event 10546
After event 730
Total 11276